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Year of Global Africa: 49th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL 49)
Thursday, 22 Mar 2018
All day
MSU Union
African Studies Center
Event Details:

March 22, 2018 to March 25, 2018

MSU will host the Association of Contemporary African Linguistics' 49th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL) from March 22 to March 25, 2018. Close to 200 participants working on various areas of African Linguistics are expected to attend. This is an international conference and attendees will be coming from the US, Africa, Europe and other parts of the world. Hosting of the conference rotates among different US and Canadian institutions on an annual basis. Michigan State University last hosted the conference in 1992, the only other time it hosted it being 1978. ACAL helps promote the research, documentation and dissemination of information on African languages.